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Oct 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
unemployed military veterans in the united states. >> coming up, how the home depot is helping thousands of them find jobs. we will talk about the manager about up coming career workshops straight ahead. we had a g good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> 9:13. welcome back. the majority of service members returning from iraq and afghanistan saying finding a new career is one of the biggest challenges. companies have started combat to career initiatives designed to help this new generation of vets. this weekend the home depot will hold two workshops called mission transition. joining us now is alison she's the disstrakt manager. thanks for coming in. good t
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states call your dad a liar. how do you react to that? >> jump out of your seat and you want to rush down to the debate stage and take a swing at him, but you know you can't do that, first, because there's a lot of secret service and it's the nature of the process. they're going to try to do everything they can to make my dad something he's not. we signed up for it. we have to take our punches and send them back the other way. >> during the interview he also talked about how nervous mitt romney gets before the debates. >>> there is another debate tonight in the race for the open virginia senate seat. former democratic governor tim kaine will face off against republican george allen. they've debated twice. tonight is at virginia tech and it starts at 7:00. >>> you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts monday at 6:30 p.m. here on fox 5. >>> let's take a look at more of our top local stories now. a person was killed early this morning as they walked along route one in alexandria. this happene
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Oct 18, 2012 9:00am EDT
alnwick has details. >> quazi nafis had his first court appearance yesterday. he entered the united states on a student visa in january, allegedly to study cyber security. prosecutors say his true intent was to launch a terror attack on american soil. we're learning more about his plot and connections. but the resurgence of al-qaida appears to be having an impact on the campaign trail. >> reporter: another terror linked crime scene, this time the federal reserve building in new york city, just blocks away from ground zero in manhattan. the accused plotter, 21-year- old quazi nafis who allegedly claimed to have al-qaida connections. the fbi said he thought he was going to detonate a van full of explosives. they were fake, provided by an undercover agent. it comes as al-qaida may be strengthening overseas, especially in north africa, a shift that may be changing the way president obama campaigns. here he was a week ago. >> and today, al-qaida is on the run. >> reporter: but yesterday, that changed. in two speeches, he has now dropped his usual line that al- qaida is on the run. >> i s
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Oct 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
americans died. >>> meanwhile, the united states is reportedly ready to strike back at al-qaeda for the consulate attack on 9/11. white house sources say the main problems are finding a target and dealing with any political fallout overseas. also any strike in response to the libya assault may be seen as a political move with the november elections just away. >>> breaking news today from britain where police are questioning two people at a hospital where a pakistani teenager is being treated. the teen is there after she was shot by the taliban in pakistan last week after she called for girls to be educated. there are fears for the girl's security since the taliban threatened to target her again. the people being questioned apparently claimed they were the girl's relatives. >>> also breaking this morning, dutch police say seven paintings were stolen from a museum in the city of rotter dam. the theft one of the largest in years in the netherlands. took place during a private viewing of a collection. the collections were part of the museum's 20th anniversary celebrations. stolen pieces
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
happened there and how about some soccer? world cup qualifying. united states and kansas city. they get the red, white, and blue flags out there and taking on guatemala and having to get a win or tie to keep going and they did that. to that. what a great name. >> yeah. >> and tied up at one and the 18th minute, we're going get the go ahead, doing johnson finds -- the go ahead to johnson and scores. >> wow. >> and the u.s., they win 3-1. good luck, boys, let's get to the world cup and do some damage this year. i'll be very curious to see how the redskins, how this plays out in new york. tough test, good test, good litmus test. >> the good thing about the rookies going up there? >> yeah. >> they have nothing to fear. >> right. >> and hey, all we know is that we beat them twice last year. >> there you go. >> and my sense, they have no fear, anyway. >> right. >> and jimmy lang, the boxer extra ordinary. >> very -- extraordinaire. >>> more fallout at a university involving a staff member. >> and metro fell behind on the promise to expand cell service throughout the transit system. when the p
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
united states, i will cut federal spending, i'll cap it and finally get us on track to a balanced budget. [ applause ] >> other polls released monday show mitt romney has closed the gap. politico has the president's lead down to 1% and rasmussen and gallup polls has the race tied. >>> the first lady will be at a rally in northern virginia today, appearing at the loudoun county fairgrounds to encourage voter registration. >>> grief counselors will be on hand at wt woodson high school today, as students come to terms with the death of a classmate. yesterday volunteers searching for bryan glenn found a body and his parents confirmed it was their son. an autopsy on the body could be performed as soon as today. glen disappeared last week after dropping his brother off at school. >>> health officials confirm a ninth death linked to the meningitis outbreak. the latest numbers put the total number of cases at 105. two new cases were reported in maryland, making the total number in the state five. >>> health officials in virginia are expected to give an update later today, as they warn as many as
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. hey! hey, baby. [ starts car ] were you eating smoked sausage in here? no! no. could have gotten me one. i did. try the unmistakable flavor of dunkin' donuts' smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. it's deliciously irresistible. hurry in today. the smoked sausage breakfast sandwich is only at dunkin' donuts for a limited time. grab one today. >>> superstorm sandy knocked trees into homes. this morning homeowners dealing with lots of downed trees. >> some caused major damage to homes in our area. our own melanie aldwick is live in laurel with more on the storm's damage. melanie, tell us what you're seeing there. >>reporter: tony, here we are see some fluctuating power outages here in the city of laurel. and, yes, as we made our way around these parts early this morning, several incidents where we had trees on top of homes, including one on couldn'ti road in laurel. that happ
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. and this is maryland. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >>> welcome back it's 7:30, we are back with a live look at hurricane sandy's path as you can see, massive storm is slowly swallowing up a good portion of the east coast. not sure if i like putting it that way. >> swallowing up? no thank you. >> moving on shore. >> the center is expected to make land fall north of delaware. that's where we are live this morning. doug, what are the conditions right n
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
cameraman is not with him. he has applied for asylum in the united states. the cameraman for iran's president now has a lawyer who is working with the state department. and says the camera plan is in hiding and is afraid -- cameraman is in hiding and is afraid of being persecuted because of his political beliefs. >>> more trouble for american airlines. the company is inspecting passenger seats on eight of its boeing 757 jets. after a row of them came loose mid flight on two planes in the last three days. the federal aviation administration said both planes had recently undergone maintenance work that required seats to be removed and reinstalled. >> and here we go again. in less than a month, another teacher strike in illinois is looming. this time, teachers in evergreen park want a new contract. and the deadline is today, to reach an agreement with the district. some issues at hand here, salary, benefits, and contract length. excuse me. i'm fine. [coughing ] >> if the teachers work the picket line, the students will be locked out of classrooms. in full disclosure, i'm dealing with a
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the shellers -- sheltering and pet care at the humane society of the united states. the blood drive is only for employees of the humane society and we're raising awareness. >> exactly. >> and i'm joined, too. i'm sorry, i didn't have your names written down before. please tell me. you're micked up now? >> yes. >> you're from the blood bank? >> yes. >> okay. >> and we're located in loudoun county and service the entire united states with volunteer bloodogs. >> and can you get prescreened and all of that. good morning to you as well. >> good morning. >> and we're going get to this. and first, let me ask you, how, as a dog owner, and have been one for many years, how did i not know about this? the need was out there? was it just me being a self- centered owner or my vet not saying you think about donating blood? >> no, not at all. >> and most people are not aware of that and even the humane society of the united states, we deal with issues on a national level all of the time. >> okay. >> and most of us are not aware there that there is a desperate need. just like people, dogs whe
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
between president obama's white house and hillary clinton's state department. while the administration's ambassador to the united nations first blamed the attack on a spontaneous protest and discounted the idea that terrorists had killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens, it's not clear what, if anything, she was basing that on. last night, the state department said it was not them according to one official, that was not our conclusion. this as congress gets ready for what could be explosive hearings today. when the state department's career bureaucracy takes on a leftist democratic administration and tries to separate itself from a liberal white house, you know the white house has got a big problem. >> reporter: the white house denies there was a coverup but, beyond that, there will be more questions about security at the u.s. compound with new documents showing well over 200 security-related incidents in the 14 months prior to the attack. congress will ask whether the state department ignored signs that could have prevented stevens' death. >> reporter: some democrats are a
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
it and makes the decision? this is something that we have yet to find out b. i know the united nations ambassador susan rice did not believe this was a terrorist attack early on. i did hear the secretary of state say we had to figure out what was going on first before we could make any decisions on what to do about it. i do know that folks in the intelligence and law enforcement community were talking months before. several reports came up. the last in august saying this is a problem. we know al-qaeda is out here. we know what they are trying to do. they are gathering weapons and people and they knew that they could not find annis who was the man in libya dating back to the days before 9-11. so they knew something was brewing. what they did about it will be interesting in the end. >> did al-qaeda very smartly -- for them, use what was going on with the unrest and everything and the reaction to that film and all that kind of thing, did they use that as an opportunity to mask their mission and go in. >> absolutely. that's what al-qaeda does. they look for opportunities and certai
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> singer christina aguilera will be honored by the united nations world food program today. she is the spokeswoman for yum brands. she helped raise $115 million for the brand's campaign. past honorees include secretary of state hillary clinton and businessman bill gates. congratulations. >>> the pressure is on. a preview of what to expect during night's presidential debate. political analysts from both sides of the aisle join us. >> a special night in major league baseball. this former player steps up to the plate for the first time in seven years. >> a live look outside. take your time out there. still have fog hanging around. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie, that's next. 7:27. ♪ dream on, dream on, dream on ♪ >>> dreams do come true. adam greenburg got a rousing ovation as a pinch hitter for the marlins last night. he struck out on three pitches. he got hit in the head on the first pitch he saw at his first major league at bat seven years. he never made it back to the majors until last night. he still suffers from positional vertigo as a result of that hit. g
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Oct 19, 2012 9:00am EDT
came to the united states to study business in college. we're also finding out he actually studied cyber security. >>> the boy scouts organization in hot water after thousands of pages of alleged child abuse are released. it contains information on about 5,000 people, mostly men, who were kicked out of the organization for suspected sexual abuse. the perversion files they call them details some 1200 cases of abuse spanning more than three dedes. the files first examined by the los angeles times show more than 50 cases of abuse concerned scout leaders in the d.c. region. >>> president obama is back in battleground virginia today. he's making another appearance at george mason university later this morning at the rally in fairfax. the president is expected to outline the choice facing americans in the presidential election. >>> we have a traffic alert from virginia police related to that. as george mason prepares for the visit and another big event happening today. from 10:00 this morning until 1:00 this afternoon, any vehicle larger than an suv will be detoured off of route 123 ox r
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Oct 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
, but also at national weather service officers throughout the united states. and i've developed a product that highlights not only the most intense thunderstorm activity, that is occurring, but i've also identified attributes of the surrounding environment that favors severe winds. >> reporter: now, i'm sorry to interrupt you, i wanted to make sure that people are understanding because as you're developing future tools to help make forecasting better, obviously we have to learn from the past, right, so thunderstorms is your thing. >> correct, yes. >> reporter: we have video we all remember the june 30th, massive power outages and everyone was surprised from that. so what did you take from that storm then to learn to help develop new stuff? >> reporter: >> what i did first and foremost was investigate what was so special about the environment that partilar evening of june 29 june 29th, that resulted in such tremendously severe winds. and in fact, hurricane-force in some places. when i applied this product, i found that the environment, which i will point out here in the image, abou
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Oct 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
, yes. >> as long as i am president of the united states iran will not get a nuclear weapon. i made that clear when i came in office. we organized the strongest coalition and the strongest sanctions against iran in history. >> today president obama campaigns in florida and ohio, two key states. mitt romney is in nevada and colorado tonight te key states. election day is two weeks away with the race still wide open. joining us now with a look at how each presidential camp is planning its camp to victory is leonard steinhorn. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> we are getting down to the wire. we can focus on the numbers as the campaigns are doing. they each have different scenarios for how they get to the number 270 for electoral votes. let me ask you this. i have a feeling that we won't know who the next president is election night. what do you think. >> i'm with you on that. prepare the pot of coffee and stay up late. this could go any which way. there are predictions that have barack obama winning significant electoral college and others are moving mitt romney and th
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
woodruff was able to travel with the bone in his belly and they could put it back back in the united states. >> truly remarkable. jamie, how has this whole experience changed you? >> do i have 25 minutes? i think, you know, the biggest change -- we all face, you know, the morning and decide how are we going to handle today? and i think the biggest thing that's changed is it's not really a decision anymore. i am so grateful the minute my feet touch the ground. sorry. i can still make breakfast. take my kids to school. the things that seem so mundane before. not mundane anymore. i'm just so thankful and happy. >> that's a good reminder for all of us. jamie and nick, so good to see you and doing well. >> thank you so much. >> you are truly a miracle, and doctor, thank you for being here too. >> my pleasure. >>> coming up next, we'll take a turn and tell you some simple, savvy and, yes, silly tips from the perfect blt to how to get the wax off your candle sticks. right after this. [ male announcer ] 20,000 btus produce a delicate sear. double-oven range makes dinner and dessert -- at the
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
and the keys. if it turns towards the united states, there is a chance of flooding, heavy rain, maybe even snow along the east coast. >> sandy is still a category 2 storm. it killed two people in haiti and jamaica overnight. this is the first direct hit on jamaica since 27 years ago. 48 hour curfew to keep people off the streets and prevent lewding. >> let's go to tucker barnes. he has more on all of that. >> let's get right back to it and take a look at hurricane sandy. category 2 hurricane and looking impressive overnight. losing strength as it moved overland here. cuba overnight hours. still a category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 105 to 115 and racing off to the north at 18 miles per hour. could be a player on our forecast towards the end of the weekend. we'll watch the track for the storm carefully. could bring us rain around here as it will combine with a cold front by sunday and monday. there's the latest with hurricane sandy. let's talk local weather and another nice day shaping up for your thursday. we're mild for this time of year. 62 at regan national. tony mentioned
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Oct 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
right next to me. this is the eeu ambassador to the united states and the ambassador from the republic of cypress. good morning to boeing -- both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: thank you for coming out. when you have 27 european countries helping with this, it means they all think it's important. >> absolutely. i think this is our favorite initiative we do throughout the year, dealing with kids, and bringing european artists, it's a great operation. >> reporter: any time we deal with spirits it lifts our spirits. >> absolutely. >> reporter: it's aimed for kids ages 2 to 12. why do you think this exchange is important? >> engaging way to allow kids to discover the cultural diversity of europe. we have 27 countries, all have their own tradition and they bring it to the kids in an engaging and fun way. i think that's way to attract the interest of the kids. >> reporter: it's fun, because we have video of the puppet company that came out for us this morning. they're telling little red riding hood through their eyes. it's fun to see a story that we are familiar with
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
into a petty back and forth, tit for tat. he is the president of the united states. he is making these decisions. he didn't want to go down to that level. but when you are in a debate -- and he has not been in a debate for four years and mitt romney has on. he was a little shocked when mitt romney says i'm not cutting taxes by $5 trillion, he was like -- he didn't know quite what to do. >> romney may have been light on some specifics but could you not argue that he provided more specifics previously and even on the session had he street thing. it's being blown out of proportion to some extent because it's big bird and all of that. even on that issue, could you not say well, here is how he feels and he is not shrinking back from that just because jim lehrer was siting there. >> that was the whole point of it because jim was sitting there. poor jim lehrer, he was not much of a moderator to be blunt. but i think that what obama should have done was to say, which mitt romney am i debating here tonight? am i debating the mitt romney, you know, who was -- who wants to repeal our health
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> it's your look at the new and note worthy in the week ahead. it is the capitol rundown for the week of october 29th. monday at 9:30 a.m., the supreme court hears arguments in a case that looks at the constitutionality of federal wire tapping laws. tuesday, october 30th at 11:00 a.m., the national press club hosts democratic campaign chairman congressman steve israel of new york and congress time white of georgia. wednesday, the 31st, the brooki
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Oct 25, 2012 9:00am EDT
family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the giants jump out to early lead in the world series thanks to the kung fu panda. >> does he like that name, dave ross? does he like it? >> i hope so cause he's got it. that is sticking with him. great sports nicknames. running back derek mcfadde in who goes by run dmc. john riggens known as the diesel. >>> guys homer three times in a world series game and two of them while justin the best pitcher in all of baseball. this is number one on a fast ball. that game 1-0 lead and pablo going to left field at a two run shot. and the giants win game one 8-3. game 2 tonight. switching gears to football. the skins are playing the steelers on sunday. the 77 yard touchdown pass from eli manning to victor cruise. tried to claim the play yesterday. he didn't credit eli manning at all. >> i don't feel like he made the play. i feel like we gave him that play. it was nothing he did. he saw
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Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we're remembering the woman who helped raise the social profile of the white house. baldridge died monday in bethesda. after she left the white house, she was a top executive at tiffany's and opened her own public realizes firm. baldridge was 86 years old. >>> the death toll in the meningitis outbreak continues to climb. >> 28 people have been killed. the number of cases is up to 363 in 19 states. 20 in maryland, with one dead. 44in virginia, with two dead. and there are still no cases in the district. this type of meningitis isn't contagious. >>> now that the storm has passed, it's time to clean up and rebuild. >> and all of that takes time, material and money, of course. fox5's james rozen looks at the relief efforts. >> going to be a large response covering multiple states. >> it's not home, but been made pretty comfortable for us. the
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
why i'm running for a second term as the president of the united states. >> mitt romney's schedule includes a series of stops in battleground virginia. nominee in richmond and virginia beach. then president obama will be back thursday. >>> in the meantime as part of his outreach the president has a new interview in rolling stone. he'll sit jay leno and featured in an mtv interview set to air on friday. >> this morning the romney campaign is distance itself from a controversial comment made by a republican in indiana. take a listen. >> i struggled with it myself but life is that gift from god and i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> after that comment, richard tried to clarify saying that god does not want rape and that he was by no means suggesting that. the romney campaign put out a statement saying governor romney disagrees with his original comments and do not reflect romney's views. but democrats are trying to tie him to murdock because he has endorsed him. >> threatening to reveal his own october
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Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> meantime, the united states is reportedly ready to strike back at al-qaeda for the consulate attack on 9/11. white house sources say the main problems are finding a target and dealing with any political fallout overseas and any military strike in response to the libya assault may be seen as a political move so close to the november election. >>> 7:14 now. tucker barnes rejoins us with another look at today's weather. man, yesterday? that -- where i was at least, that rain you know it was a little misty then all of a sudden boom. it really came down for a few minutes. >> where i was it was just a big scary looking dark clouds. >> ominous? you get thunderstorms? >> no. >> a couple of flashes of lightning out there yesterday as well. all of it's cleared the coast and we're in for cooler weather today with lots of sunshine and a nice midweek pattern. >> honestly i'd prefer cooler sunshine as opposed to no sun. >> put your order in. straight to the forecast, 50s right now in washington. 54 degrees. lots of 40s and kids haven't headed out the door yet to school. want to bring a jacket because
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> welcome back. it's 7:30. these are live pictures over hoboken, new jersey, where they had some flooding and damage from superstorm sandy. many, many people had to be rescued out of their homes and businesses in the wake of the storm due to flooding. they're going to try to get things a little bit back to normal there. parts of hoboken are very charming >> spent a lot of time in hoboken. >> did you? yeah. >>> we continue to follow the aftermath of superstorm sandy. >> we know every part new york city was afced by the storm. fox's carey drew is there this morning. looks like total devastation behind you. >> reporter: total definitesation, good morning to you, tony and allison, that's the best way to describe what's going
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Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we want to go back to one of our big stories this hour. it's a leak at a water treatment plant in howard county, maryland. it's sending about 2 million gallons of raw sewage rushing out every hour. now, sky fox remains over the scene. the spill is coming from the little pautuxent water reclaimation plant. joining us now is howard county executive ken hullman. what's the latest? >> i want to be clear there's no leak at the system. what's happening is there is a power outage, so there are multiple feeds that come into the building, to the complex, multiple power sources from bg and e. both of them are down, so when there's no power, the water can't be treated, so it goes right into the river. that's what's happening. it's an overflow situation that is really bypassing the treatment plant. there's nothing we can do it about it until bg and e restores pow
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
know. tomorrow the nobel peace prize winner will be announced. >>> if the united states is looking for nor nobel laureates, then we should start eating more chocolate, according to research in the new england journal of medicine. it says the higher of a country's chocolate consumption, the more nobel laureates percapita. americans would have to eat more pounds of chocolate each year to produce an extra laureate. the swiss lead the pack. >> you know why, delicious swiss chocolate. okay. >>> well, biden versus ryan. >> wisdom is live at american university with a preview of the vice presidential showdown. hey, wisdom. >>reporter: that's right, we're on the campaign trail at campaign u. we're talking about the vice presidential debate. we're also talking about all these polls that are coming out. we got the student, we got the professor. we have it all when fox 5 morning news continues. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven m
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states in 1964 in the flush of beatle mania and reached number one here. that started beatle mania. >> a few minutes ago we tried to stump tony with a random out there beatles question. >> what was it? >> i can't remember the question anymore. but he got it like that. >> it was a good question. there you go. 50 years ago. >> amazing. >> really is. obviously changed everything in music and all that. there you go. >>> all right. >> before i do the weather, i want to thank jerry and d.c. power style. remember a couple of days ago i had the wardrobe malfunction. >> yeah, your collar kept popping out. very nice. and you're looking sharp. >> thank you. makes a big difference. >> sure. >> so they're fashion people? >> yes. >> i need some help. i'm going to talk to them. >> i'll get you in touch with them. >> it's ridiculous. >> but it's a good looking tie. >> thank you. i don't do them right. maybe they can help me. >> excellent. >> that's really nice. >> was very sweet. let's do weather. temperatures in the 50s overnight, low sixties. collar looks okay? >> looks like a well
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
eastern united states, including our region, looks like you have equal chances. tell us what that means. >> equal chances pretty much means there's not a good signal leading us to forecast either an enhanced chance of below or above temperature or precipitation. that's something that is certainly frustrating to us here at the climate prediction center. but the reality is that oftentimes the winter weather is dominated more by short term fluctuations, things such as, and maybe you've heard of these things, the arctic oscillate ion. at this point we don't know what it will do this winter. >> in terms of snow we don't know. what about temperatures, do we expect them to be normal, below normal, above normal? >> it's really the same thing. my quick mention of the arctic oscillateion. back to 2009-10 it was a cold winter. last winter it was positive and we didn't have much of a winter. i also said it's just something we're not able to forecast out looking to see december, january, february, what that connection will do. >> we're showing a second map of yours now showing precipitation. w
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
great deal of progress on our campus and throughout the united states, but there still is a need to make sure that our campuses and our military and our businesses are diverse. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> a decision from the supreme court isn't expected until spring. >>> there's dramatic video now coming from rescue efforts at miami-dade college in florida where a parking garage under construction collapsed yesterday. a construction worker was rescued 13 hours after the collapse and is now in critical condition. at least two workers were killed, nine others injured. crews say one more worker is still unaccounted for. >>> fast food giant wendy's is touching up its logo for the first time in nearly 30 years. coming up a look at the new design. >>> and a boxing legend is returning to his hometown roots today. why sugar ray leonard is teaming up with police in prince george's county. >>> plus holly is getting creative this morning. she's learning how to decorate for fall, and look at
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
the united states. but i have no reason to believe he is night lone wolf other than the fact that during the course of the investigation, he did talk about having contacts back in bangladesh and in yemen all i believe. >> he faces charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to al-qaeda. he was order held without bond and did not enter a plea. new york city police commissioner ray kelly says this is the 15th plot since september 11th to commit a terrorist act in new york city. each one so far thwarted by law enforcement agencies working together. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. president obama and republican nominee mitt romney will be back on stage together again tonight but this time, it's okay for them have a little fun. >> they are he keynote speakers it alfred e smith fundraiser. during election years, it often gives presidential candidates the chance to take some lighthearted jabs at each other. romney, let's get back to what he was up to. he was in virginia yesterday where he got an introduction from comedian dennis
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> today begins the online lottery for the free tickets to the 9 onth annual christmas tree lighting care moanive the hotly opens at 10:00 a.m. and goes until monday. there are 3,000 sitting tickets and 14,000 standing tick it is available for this. winners of the ticket lottery will be notified on november 1st. this year, the ceremony is on december 6th. >> of a he done that once but not here. in new york, i went to new york. >> that was fun. >> it was cold. i'll never do that again. it was over the top. it was extremely cold. we were like the christmas tree and we were like, it's time to go. >> i think you can watch that event on tv. >> that is what i've been doing. >> there are ways around standing out there for hours. >> exactly. >> none of that weather around here yesterday. we had a record high temperature. we tied a record high temperature at reagan national. 84degrees. >> 84? >> 84 degrees. got nice and warm. we'll be
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. . >>> look at that. the idea is to get to you look twice. two miles worth of bras have been strung together and they cover the front of hotel donaldson in fargo, north dakota. here is the story. it is all an attempt to promote breast cancer awareness. the owner hopes it will make people stop and take a moment to think about the severity of the disease. the hotel also hosted a fundraiser for the american cancer society. i imagine that would get you to look twice. >> some of us will be head tog haunted house for halloween. >> did you know that sharing fear can abby healthy experience? i didn't know that. all right. we have a report on the benefits of of our halloween rituals. >> reporter: in health work, 'tis the season to scare and be scared. the question is why do we do it to ourselves? let's get become to halloween 2010. for me, memories are still raw. >> my heart is racing. i'm starting to sweat because i am
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
the united states as we all know is earthquake prone. the midsection of the country is very prone to tornadoes, tornado alley. but we can have earthquakes as we've learned recently. we can have relatively weak tornadoes usually. hushs im-- hurricanes impact us and like. >> i think the difference is, in the washington area, we don't have unpredictable natural disasters. that is my theory. so in parts of the country, we can't predict tornadoes with more than five or 10 minutes, 15 minutes notice. the earthquakes, of course, cysts are working hard on it but we haven't uncovered ways to give you a forecast if there will be an earthquake. around here, we can. we-- >> for earthquakes? >> no, around here work he can predict our natural disasters. last year, with we've had hurricane irene. next time you go to visit washington monument, it is close because we have an earthquake here too. we do see plenty of action around here. i think weather-wise, we have much more in the way of extremes than most the country. we can be 105 in the summertime appear zero in the winter. >> which makes predid i
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
tucker barnes is going crazy for this in kansas city. the united states needing to beat guatemala to qualify in the world cup final round of the qualifier. sixth minute, they were down by one. we are all tied up at one now. in the 18th minute, watch this. this is eddy johnson. he will get to a sliding clint dempsey and go into the back of the net. the usa gets a win. they beat guatemala 3-1. they advance to the final round of the world cup qualifying stage. so soccer fans were hoping for big are and better next world cup around. u.s. is kind of a knock on the door lately. we are getting better. we'll see if this team can do something on that world cup stage as long as they qualify. in the end, next hour, we'll talk about the a-rod flirting story. >> what is up with this and the girls behind the dugout. >> this is during game one of the alcs when the yankees were losing. >> clearly, if he is not playing, it is not his fault that they're losing. >> ironically, he was playing that day and still found time. >> he is multitasking. he makes $25 million a year. he should able to do more tha
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
up in the d.c. area, other countries will look at the united states and be like why are you allowing your people to do this. this thing is going to cause drama. >> reporter: in court on thursday, the transit system's lawyers said that the words on the poster were what they called fighting words in the context of current events and the fine said it was investigating a promise of violence. if those posters did go up in washington, but we don't expect to have any major drama here. but it is one of those things you never know how people will react. the posters are supposed to get up here at u street. also at glenmont, georgia avenue and takoma park stations. >> hopefully, there won't be any problems. >>> new this morning, another search is set today for a missing teenage ferreira northern virginia. friends, family and volunteers will be gathering at a park in fairfax this morning at 10:30. 17-year-oldbury appear glen was last seen dropping his younger brother off at w. t. woodson high school last monday morning. police found his car about a mile and a half away. investigators are reviewi
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states before they were 16 years of age and are still 30 years old or younger and meet other criteria. >>> a new report out this morning suggests there may be a small but concerning rise in the abuse of babies. the journal of pediatrics looked at statistics on children admitted to hospitals. they found a nearly 11% increase in serious injuries to babies a year old and younger over the past 12 years. that contradicts a government study that showed a decrease in abuse of all children over the past decade. more research needs to be done to determine which trend is more accurate. >>> a new piece of president obama's health care law takes effect today, designed to help bring health care costs down. hospitals will now face fines if they have too many patients that are readmitted within 30 days of being discharged. medicare will impose the penalties, which they estimate will affect more than 2,000 hospitals across the country. opponents of the plan say this will hurt facilities that serve the poor. >>> it is 5:51 right now. if you're off to an early start this morning, you might wan
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states in a speech to the u.n. yesterday. he also said his country's nuclear program is a deterrent to all-out war. no comment yet from the white house. >>> police are hoping for new clues today in a decades-old mystery. scientists at michigan state university are expected to release the results of tests on soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway in a residential neighborhood. they are trying to determine whether the remains of jimmy hoffa could be buried there. the teamsters boss vanished almost 40 years ago and neighbors are eagerly awaiting that report. >> this is history in the making. amazing. >> i think it would be cool if it was. something good for the community, something cool to say this is where you live. jimmy hoffa is buried there. >> a tip about the prior owner of the property who worked for a detroit mafia cap tape led to the search. police are not sure the time line matches up to hoffa's death but investigators say we should learn more today. >>> the big debates start tomorrow night and both the president and governor romney are practicing in mock de
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
look at the united states and be like why are you allowing your people to do this? i think it will cause drama. >> reporter: we don't know what time of the ads are supposed to go up today except by 5:00 today in order to comply with the court order. metro says it will be ready in case there are any protests. >> thank you for that report. >>> police in prince george's county are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened around 7:00 last night on 55th avenue in bladensburg. a man armed with a knife confronted an officer. the man ignored warnings to put the weapons down and then went after the officer. the officer was not injured. the suspect is being treated for nobody life-threatening injuries eastchester virginia senate race takes the spotlight as tim kaine and george allen face off in richmond. -- >>> the virginia senate race take the spotlight. tonight's debate will be cohosted by aarp virginia and the league of women voters in virginia. >>> now to the race for the white house. republican presidential nominee mitt romney will be in virginia today. he will deliver w
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
taxes. >> when george was in the united states senate he voted to private as a social security. that would have been a huge cataso the collapse of wall street. what i would do is, over time, allow the payroll tax cap to adjust upwards as a first way of protecting the solvency of the program rather than changing the retirement age. >> the candidates have been neck and next for nearly two years but recent polls show kaine has about a four-point lead. >>> also, the first lady make another stop in our area. >> republican presidential nominee mitt romney rallies voters in virginia, this time outlining his plans for foreign policy as more polls show him in the lead following last week's debate. >>> a live look outside. it is 6:06. that is the washington monument. we have a little bit of rain but gay then says it is going to get better. we'll talk to her later on when fox 5 morning news continues. -- but gwen says it is going to get better. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >>> welcome back. as we continue to track hurricane sandy, hundreds of people in the area have already lost power this morning. >> governor bob mcdonnell has authorized members of the virginia national guard to help. fox's jennifer davis is live in virginia beach with more on the situation there. good morning to you. >> hi there. the rain has been coming down since midday yesterday and it has not stopped and has not lessened. the other story is the winden they are about 40-mile an hour sustained with gusts in the 50s or 60s. -- the other story is the winds. you can see how saturated the ground is. this virginia beach norfolk area is a really low lying area. so already yesterday, we were seeing lots of flooded streets and we were hearing f
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back. forecasters are warning of a major storm that could hit the coast early next week. people from florida to maine are getting ready for what some have dubbed a frankenstorm. cities along the east coast are brace identifying storm surge now. -- bracing for a storm surge now. >> that said it all pretty much. >> thank you, tucker j have a good weekend, everybody. it is still a hurricane, hurricane sandy. you mentioned the cold air. by the time it gets to us, it will be what we call a hybrid. all bets are off. we don't really know how that will completely interact. we had some ideas and one of those is the wind field will be extremely large. the wind field could stretch from roughly richmond to north of new york city where there could be widespread damage. up fortunately, one of the big concerns -- unfortunately, one of the big concerns around here will be a potentia
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
letter x. the united states got two letters, w and k. we were also assigned n. we were given w, k, n and s. n and a, those letters were taken by the military. w and k were left over for commercial broadcast use n192, the -- in 1928, it was decided that all call letters were required to be four letters in length. they grandfathered in stations that existed before then. so, for example, there are some stations west that start with a w and some stayings that only have three call letters, wgn tv for example. they were grandfathered in. >> what does wgn stand for. >> world's greatest newspaper. >> a lot of the call letters stand for like and -- the station owner's name or slogan world's greatest newspaper. a network affiliation, for example, in new york. you have wnbc and wabc. they are owned by those networks. so it is very interesting. >> should i talk a little bit about fox 5 history? >> yes. >> so wttg, i didn't realize this, this is one of the original tv stayings in the world. >> in the world? >> in the world. trace its history to may 19, 1945 when a gentleman named alan b. dumont f
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> there is already talk about oscar nominations for the stars of the new movie the sessions. >> although bed riden and near my immobile, he wanted to experience female companionship and love. >> i have to ask about the physical aspect. you use like a ball underneath your back. >> when you read in the script things like mark said he hasn't seen his private parts in 30 years. helen hunt's character speaks about -- making notes about ma
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
overnight. turkey is now asking the united nations security council to take action. take action. >>> the cdc now says the number of men i thinkites cases has reining to 26 in five states and killed four. the outbreak is a rare form of the infect stemming from a steroid inject used to treat back pain. two people have died from it in maryland and virginia. most of the cases are in tennessee where a clinic received the largest shipment of the infected steroid. the steroid made in massachusetts has since been recalled. >>> washington's pennsylvania avenue, whichless also referred to -- which is also referred to as america's main street make a new list. the area is said to be slowly falling into disrepair t righted the removal of trees, water fountains that rarely work and broken partner benches. officials say preservation and renovations are under way. >>> we are monitoring metro. more on the legal battle to put up some controversial signs in the system. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment. ♪ [ man ] when i'm in my zone... every move i make is a statement... ♪ ...that inspires me to m
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
sent missiles to cuba and aimed them at the united states. >> this government as promised has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military build-up on the island of could you be a. >> for >> on the island of cuba. >>> >>> >>> you don't see an emergency landing like this every day. the pilot landed in a field after realizing he could not make it back to the airport. romney's face along with the slogan america needs romney was printed on the blimp. it had been flying around florida all weekend. >>> it was a scary scene at the stadium after yesterday's giants-redskins game in new jersey after a giants fans falls more than 20 feet from an escalator. the man was airlifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition. new jersey police are not sure why the man fell but say he landed on a metal platform. >>> some scary moments for passengers on a light rail train all caught on camera. a fight involving punches, kicks and a samurai sword. >> wow! we'll hear from the passenger who shot this video plus we are checking weather and traffic in just a few moments. stay with us.
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. take a look at this lovely fall scene. >> i love those trees. >> yeah. really nice. this is from shawnette blake. she snapped it during her daughter's field trip. >> a red maple. >> those are so pretty. they are the best color. >> we want to see your fall photos. you can send those pictures to my weather photo at g mail.com. i need to go out and take some family pictures with that background. >> now is the time to do it. if we get some wind this weekend, they well be gone pretty quick i don't when -- >> when did you say was the official start of winter? >> december 21st. >> i'm priced you want to know that. >> i want to know -- i'm surprised you want to know that. >> i want to know when to get bread and milk. >> no need to do that now. >> we have a back door cold front sliding through. we'll be a little bit cooler.
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
control. >> we believe that is what they will do and the congress. the united states has final say. they can vote the referendum change at amendment either up or down and we hope they will decide to take a pass. >> reporter: the plan could not only give d.c. leaders full control of budget but also keep federal budget issues separate from the district government. >> it would free the district from federal disagreements over whatever issued are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government while the federal government tries to work out its disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton has made progress on budget autonomy. the council continues to support those efforts but believes it is time to try something new. >> that the charter referendum process allows us the opportunity to produce a clean bill on our own. >> matt ackland, fox 5 news. >>> there is a new movie set to open at the box office this weekend. it is called frankenweenie. martin landau sat down with kevin mccarthy. we'll have more o
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> now that the storm has past, it is time to clean up andery build. >> all of that takes time, material and money. fox's james rosen looks at the relief efforts. >> going to be a very large response covering multiple states. >> the biggest thing i'm concerned about is the power outages. >> it's not home but it's been made pretty comfortable for us here. >> the national guard and the red cross here have been super. >> reporter: james and kimberly joined by their dogs were among the 650 delaware residents who took refuge monday night in seven shelters the american red cross operates across the first state. this, the delmarva station, a special needs facility offering not only a lively kennel but emotional counselors, nurses, medical technician and a full- time physician who treated refugees from hurricane sandy suffering from diabetes, lung disease, even traumatic brain injury. >> many of the people in the she want forth last couple of
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